Plasie young guns on form

Gerhardus Fourie chasing 54 runs.

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Gerhardus Fourie chasing 54 runs.


On Saturday, 9 September the Merensky cricket oval again came alive when the Plasie u.15 team played against Hoërskool Piet Potgieter from Mokopane.

The Plasie youngsters took to the bat, setting a super score of 300 runs after 50 overs, conceding only 8 wickets. The threesome, Mubin Patel (59 runs), Gerhardus Fourie (54 runs) and CJ van der Merwe (41 runs) kept the scoreboard ticking. Ruan van der Schyff excelled with his bowling figures of 6 wickets in 8 overs for only 18 runs. Piet Potgieter were all out for 91 runs resulting in a sweet Plasie victory of 209 runs.

The first team traveled to Mokopane where their opponents set a target of 216 runs. Viraj Devdhara took 3 wickets in 10 overs, conceding 22 runs. The seniors bowed out with only 136 runs on the scoreboard, of which Eduard O’Reilly contributed 29.